Final screening round of the NELSON lung cancer screening trial: the effect of a 2.5-year screening interval

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Volume: 72, Issue: 1, Pages: 48 - 56
Published: Jun 30, 2016
Abstract

Background

In the USA annual lung cancer screening is recommended. However, the optimal screening strategy (eg, screening interval, screening rounds) is unknown. This study provides results of the fourth screening round after a 2.5-year interval in the Dutch-Belgian Lung Cancer Screening trial (NELSON).

Methods

Europe9s largest, sufficiently powered randomised lung cancer screening trial was designed to determine whether...
Paper Details
Title
Final screening round of the NELSON lung cancer screening trial: the effect of a 2.5-year screening interval
Published Date
Jun 30, 2016
Journal
Volume
72
Issue
1
Pages
48 - 56
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